Human papillomavirus burden in different cancers in Iran: a systematic assessment.

@article{Jalilvand2014HumanPB,
  title={Human papillomavirus burden in different cancers in Iran: a systematic assessment.},
  author={Somayeh Jalilvand and Zabihollah Shoja and Rasool Hamkar},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 17},
  pages={7029-35}
}
Certain types of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are undoubtedly involved in genesis of human malignancies. HPV plays an etiological role in cervical cancer, but also in many vaginal, vulvar, anal and penile cancers, as well as head and neck cancers. In addition, a number of non-malignant diseases such as genital warts and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis are attributable to HPV. Moreover, HPV forms have detected in several other cancers including esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, lung… CONTINUE READING
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